Academic Genealogy

Multiphysics Research Group (MuRG) Doctoral Alumni Advised by Professor Ishwar K. Puri. (Based on Mathematics Genealogy Project. Please click here for a pdf version.)

Doctoral Alumni

1.     Ming-Hua Yang: “Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Counterflow Flamelet Behavior” 1994. First placement: GM Powertrain Group, Warren, Michigan.

2.     Ki-Yong Lee: “Flame Structure Studies Applied to Inhibition, Extinction, and Pollutant Formation,” 1995. Professor, Andong National University, Korea.

3.     Zhuang Shu: “A Numerical Investigation of Steady and Unsteady Methane-Air Partially-Premixed Flames,” 2001. (Co-advisor.) First placement: General Electric Aircraft Engines, Cincinnati, Ohio.

4.     Pankaj Bajaj: “NOx Reduction in Partially Premixed Combustion,” 2002. Alstom Power, Zurich, Switzerland. (Co-advisor with Professor Dimos Poulikakos of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH-Z, Zurich; student was at ETH-Z.) Senior Engineer, Alstom, Basel, Switzerland.

5.     Xudong Xiao: “Optical Diagnostics for Partially Premixed Flames,” 2002. Researcher, Texas A&M University.

6.     Chun Wai Choi: “The behavior of partially premixed flames,” 2002. Senior Engineer, SunCoke Energy, Lisle, Illinois.

7.     Xiao Qin: “An investigation of unsteady partially premixed flames,” 2003. Senior Engineer, Cummins Engines, Columbus, Indiana.

8.     Ranjan Ganguly: “Ferrofluid Transport Analysis for Thermal, Biomedical and MEMS Applications,” 2005. Department Head and Professor of Power Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.

9.     Paolo Berta: “Numerical and experimental investigation of liquid fuel combustion in a counterflow configuration,” 2005. Engineering Consultant, Chicago.

10. Andrew Lock: “Extinction of fuel and air stream diluted partially premixed flames for fire safety,” 2006. Engineer, U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission.

11. Anindya Kanti De: “Microscale Transport Phenomena Modeled Using Lattice Boltzmann Methods,” 2008. Lead Engineer, GE Global Research, John F. Welch Technology Center, Bangalore, India.

12. Soumik Banerjee: “Molecular Simulation of Nanoscale Transport Phenomena,” 2008. Associate Professor, Washington State University.

13. Sayangdev Naha: “Growth Model, Synthesis of Carbon Nanostructures and Alteration of Surface Properties Using Them”, 2008. Senior Engineer, ADA Technologies, Littleton, Colorado.

14. Ashok Sinha: “Characterizing Magnetic Particle Transport for Microfluid Applications,” 2008. Engineer, Dolomite Microfluidics, U.K.

15. Giovanni Sansavini: “Network Modeling: Stochastic and Deterministic Approaches,” 2010 (Co-advisor with Professor Muhammad R. Hajj). Assistant Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH-Z), Zurich.

16. Ganesh Balasubramanian: “Modeling nanoscale transport phenomena: Implications for the continuum,” 2011. Assistant Professor, Iowa State University.

17. Mehdi Ghommen: “Modeling and Analysis for Optimization of Unsteady Aeroelastic Systems,” 2011. (Co-advisor with Professor Muhammad R. Hajj.) Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah, UAE.

18. Monrudee Liangruksa: “Nanoscale Thermal Transport for Biological and Physical Applications,” 2012. Research Scientist, National Nanotechnology Center (Nanotec), Klong Luang Pathumthani, Thailand.

19. Suvojit Ghosh: “Self-Assembly of Magnetic Nanoparticles: A Tool for Building at the Nanoscale,” 2013. Executive Director, Computational Infrastructure Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

20. Souvik Pal: “Control of Nanoscale Thermal Transport for Thermoelectric Energy Conversion and Thermal Rectification,” 2013. Research Engineer, Computing Infrastructure Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

21. Abdel Rahman Abdel Fattah: “Printing of Functional Materials,” 2016. Postdoctoral Fellow, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven), Leuven, Belgium.

22. Peiying Jennifer Tsai: “Tailoring Material Properties,” 2017. Postdoctoral Fellow, Computing Infrastructure Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

23. Ahmed Mohamed Sayed Ahmed Abdalla: “Synthesis and characterization of magnetic carbon nanotubes,” 2017. Major and Instructor, Military Technical College, Cairo, Egypt.

24. Ri Chen: “Colloidal fabrication techniques for the development of supercapacitor electrodes and devices,” 2019. Assistant Professor, Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou, Guangdong, PR China.

25. Huifang Pang: “Synthesis and Microwave Absorption Properties of Carbon-Manganese Oxide Nanocomposites,” 2019. Assistant Professor, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, PR China

26. Hosein Moazamigoodarzi: “Thermal control strategies to make data centres more energy efficient,” 2019. Postdoctoral Fellow, Computing Infrastructure Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

27. Tahereh Majdi: “Interplay of finite size and strain on thermal conduction,” 2019. Research Engineer, Apple, Cupertino, California, USA.

Postdoctoral Alumni

1. Dr. Srivatsal Aithal, “Ink Synthesis and Sensor Printing,” 2018-.

2. Dr. Abdel Rahman Abdel Fattah, “Printing sensors and tissues with bioinks,” 2017-2018.

3. Dr. Rakesh Sahu, “Ferrofluid inks for 3D additive printing and manufacturing,” 2016-2018.

4. Dr. Suvojit Ghosh, “Data Centre Design,” 2014-2016.

5. Dr. Souvik Pal, “Thermal management of Data Centres,” 2014-2016.

6. Dr. Ranjan Ganguly, “Mathematical Growth Models of Cancer Stem Cells,” 2004-2005. 

7. Dr. Don J. Cha, “Radiation and Spectroscopic Measurements in Flamelets,” January-May, 1993. Return: NRC Post-doctoral Fellow, DOE Morgantown Energy Technology Center, Morgantown, WV.

8. Dr. Achintya Mukhopadhyaya, “The Structure of Liquid-Fueled Flames; Stretch Effects of Flames; Optimization of Industrial Burners,” 2001-2003. Return: Reader (Associate Professor), Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India.

9. Dr. Dipankar Sanyal, “Combustion Sensors and Controls,” 2001-2002. Return: Reader (Associate Professor), Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India.

10. Dr. Swarnendu Sen, “Particulate Formation in Flames; Industrial Applications of Combustion Controls,” 2001-2002. Return: Reader (Associate Professor), Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India.

11. Dr. Prabir De, “Combustion Sensors and Controls,” 2003-2004. Return: Reader (Associate Professor), Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India.

12. Dr. Xiao Qin, “Combustion Sensors and Flame Synthesis,” 2003-2004. Return: Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

13. Dr. Chun Choi, “New Combustion Technologies,” 2003-2004. Return: Senior Researcher, Gas Technology Institute, Des Plaines, IL.

14. Dr. Jacques Bingue, “Radiation Effects on Flame Extinction,” 2004. Return: Senior Researcher, Gas Technology Institute, Des Plaines, IL. Return: Consultant and Entreprenuer, Chicago, IL.

© Ishwar K. Puri 2013-2017